Gorham, ME --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) posted an All-Region performance to lead WPI to a program-best 10th-place finish at the NCAA Division III New England Championships hosted by Southern Maine at the Gorham Country Club on Saturday. The team placing matches the 10th-place, 341 point effort in 1989.
MIT (58) and Tufts (92) earn automatic bids to the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships while Packard's 23rd-place (21:55.8) finish could garner an individual bid. She would go if Amherst is selected as a team. WPI, the 31st-ranked team accumulated 311 points. Selections will be announced tomorrow afternoon.